Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28:
The program is a partnership between the Irving Police Department, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other participating law enforcement agencies. Improper disposal of these medications can lead to unintentional use by infants, children and pets.
Collection Day Protocols
Controlled, noncontrolled and over-the-counter medications may be collected from individuals. The general public is often unaware of the distinction in medication status.
For more information, call Sgt. Joseph Palomar at (972) 721-2545.